Dori Koren is a Captain with one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the U.S., the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). He has nearly 20 years of experience and education, most of which focuses on counterterrorism, intelligence, and criminal investigations. Dori is currently the commander of LVMPD Homicide and Sex Crimes Bureau. Dori is also the chairman of the Intelligence Commanders Group (ICG) for the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), which represents 69 of the largest law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and Canada.
Prior to these assignments, Dori was the commander of the LVMPD Convention Center Area Command (CCAC), which is responsible for policing the Las Vegas Strip. He also previously worked as the lieutenant of the LVMPD Technical Operations Section, where he managed the deployment of advanced technologies to combat crime and terrorism. Prior to this, Dori also worked as an LVMPD supervisor for the Southern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center (SNCTC), a Sergeant over LVMPD human intelligence operations, and a detective in the LVMPD counterterrorism unit. Collectively, his professional experiences have ranged from managing counter terrorism operations and conducting complex investigations to developing national-level programs and policies for law enforcement.
In 2011, Dori co-developed the MCCA Criminal Intelligence Enterprise, which was an international initiative designed to enhance the effectiveness of law enforcement intelligence units. Dori also served as a police fellow in Washington, D.C., where he contributed to the development of the Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD8) National Prevention Framework.
Dori has trained law enforcement personnel from all over the world to include India, Hungary, Ghana, Ethiopia, Cameron, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Guinea, Senegal, Vietnam, and Tanzania. He has also participated in U.S. led training programs with partners from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. Dori has been a guest speaker for the U.S. Congress Homeland Security Committee, RAND Corporation, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), National Counter Terrorism Center, Director of National Intelligence, Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council, National Fusion Center Association, CNN, Georgetown, Rutgers, Chico University, and the Naval Postgraduate School. Dori has been fortunate to receive awards for IACP 40 Under 40, the NextGen Nation’s Top 30 Innovators, Las Vegas 40 under 40, and LVMPD Exemplary Service. He also has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and an M.A. in Homeland Security and Defense from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.